Career/Job Opportunities

Opportunities posted with the Career Development Office are advertisements received from employers and job search sites. No guarantee of employment is stated or implied. Please call Tracy Engstrom, Coordinator, at 309.341.5246 with questions.


Personal Banker I - Galesburg, IL (1/16/19)
Wells Fargo is seeking applicants for the position of personal banker I. To view the full job description and apply, visit

Part Time Account Clerk - Galesburg, IL (1/7/19)
The City of Galesburg seeks interested applicants to fill a part-time Temporary Account Clerk position in the Department of Planning & Public Works. This is a part-time position that will work less than 1,000 hours in a calendar year. This position will work Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This part-time position is paid $8.95 per hour (Pay Range 4T), with no benefits.

The minimum requirements of the position are as follows:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent (GED).
  • At least one year’s experience in customer service.
  • Working knowledge of spreadsheet software, word processing, and other computer applications.
  • Working knowledge of business English, spelling and mathematics.

All interested applicants must complete an online job application through the City’s website at:

Admin & Clerical

Half Time Office Assistant - Galesburg, IL (1/18/19)
Carl Sandburg College seeks applicants for the position of ½ time office assistant. $9.68-$9.89 hourly.

Minimum Necessary Skills, Experience, and Educational Background

  • High school diploma or GED, relevant experience preferred.
  • Working knowledge of computer systems and software, including spreadsheets and word processing; as well as knowledge of and competency with all office equipment.
  • Good written and oral communication skills required including phone etiquette skills.
  • Good spelling, grammar, and proofreading skills.
  • Must hold a valid driver's license.
Apply online at

Records Coordinator II - Monmouth, IL (1/18/19)
Monmouth College invites immediate applications for the full-time, support staff position of Records Coordinator II. As part of the Development and College Relations Office Team, the Records Coordinator II reports to the Director of Development and Alumni Records and performs a wide variety of clerical and administrative support tasks. To review position description including duties and qualifications, please visit:    

Competitive hourly wage plus attractive benefit package, including health insurance, retirement plan, paid vacation and sick leave accrual, and tuition benefits for eligible dependents. Normal work hours, which are and will remain subject to change, are tentatively scheduled to be 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with one hour off for lunch, Monday through Friday. Occasional evening and weekend work will be required. 

Send letter of application, resume and references to Michael McNall, Director of Personnel, Monmouth College, 700 East Broadway, Monmouth, IL 61462 or E-mail address:

Receptionst - Knoxville, IL (1/16/19)
Knox County Nursing Home seeks applicants for the position of part-time receptionist. Flexible Schedule to include alternating Mondays, Wednesdays or Fridays evenings and every other weekend requirement. Please go to under EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES to print out an application, and return to 800 N. Market St., Knoxville, IL 61448.

Duties include:

  • Answering phones and forwarding to respective departments of the building using proper phone etiquette.
  • Monitoring front doors and locking them up at closing time.
  • Forwarding phone at closing time to proper phone in building
  • Making change to staff and selling meal tickets as needed
  • Making copies from copier and assuring paper is added as needed
  • sorting mail to give to activity staff for distribution 

Salary: $8.25 /hour 


  • Receptionist: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Customer Service: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Office Administration: 1 year (Preferred)
Hours per week: 10-19

Temporary Seasonal Data Entry Operator - Galesburg, IL (1/7/19)
Bridgeway is hiring a temporary seasonal data entry operator. 


  • High School diploma or general education degree (GED) (unless a current HS student); or one to three months related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Salary
    Piece Rate - At least minimum wage $8.25 hourly; based on keystroke per hour rate. Compensation based on productivity.

Apply online at


Cleary Building Corp. Positions - Galesburg, IL (1/2/19)
Cleary Building Corp is hiring for the following positions:

  • Construction Foreman
  • Post Frame Construction Crew

For detailed job descriptions and to apply, visit


Advance Auto Parts Driver - Galesburg, IL (1/2/19)
Advance Auto Parts is hiring a store driver. 

Primary Responsibilities 

  • Safely deliver parts to customers as needed 
  • Pick and stage parts for customer orders 
  • Pick up returns and cores 
  • Drop off weekly / monthly sales flyer 
  • Daily collection of credit accounts 

Secondary Responsibilities 

  • Store Cleanliness including floors, bathrooms, facing, dusting, parking lot
  • General stocking including truck stocking and back stock 
  • Success Factors 
  • Basic driving and navigation ability 
  • Ability to use delivery board system 
  • Friendly communication 
  • Ability to locate and stock parts 
  • Safety knowledge and skills 
  • Operating inventory systems (Back stock) and store equipment 

Apply online at


Carl Sandburg College Positions - Galesburg, IL (1/2/19)
Carl Sandburg College seeks applicants for the following positions:

  • Public Safety Officer-Weekend
  • Grant Writer and Researcher

For detailed job descriptions and to apply for a position, visit Click on About, Employment and Human Resources.

Health Care

Activity Assistant - Galesburg, IL (1/11/19)
Marigold is hiring an activity assistant. 

Requirements -  Outgoing, Energetic Professional

Responsibilities include:

  • Plan & implement facility activities for the residents
  • Design programs to encourage socialization, provide entertainment and improve daily living skills
  • Excellent reading, writing, and organizational skills
  • Able to interact with residents, families, and the community professionally
  • Able to do one on one visits, care plan meetings, charting, assessments
  • Keep accurate records of activities, attendance, calendars, resident council minutes
  • Recruit, organize, coordinate volunteers
  • Complete state approved Basic Orientation Course, LTC experience preferred
  • Purchase supplies as needed
  • Design, implement, and execute activities for residents at a variety of skill levels
Apply online at Click on Career Center.

Homecare Aide - Galesburg, IL (1/11/19)
Community Care Systems is hiring a homecare aide. 

1. A High School diploma or general education diploma, or

2. One year of Homecare Aide/Chore-housekeeping direct service staff work experience in the Community Care Program

3. Must be at least 18 years of age

4. Basic knowledge of home management skills

5. Reliable Transportation and current driver's license with insurance

Apply online at or call (309) 353-2110 for more details.

Legacy Estates Positions - Monmouth, IL (1/8/19)
Legacy Estates, located in Monmouth IL, is hiring for the following positions:

  • Cook
  • LPN/RN
  • CNA
  • Housekeeping

Apply online at or in person at 1200 W. Broadway, Monmouth.

Temporary Front Office Work - Galesburg, IL (1/4/19)
Western Illinois Cancer Treatment Center is looking for temporary help for front office work. Candidate must have medical billing experience including ICD10 and CPT coding knowledge. Must have prior experience with processing insurance claims, posting insurance payments and handling insurance denials. Must be good with public as well. Job will be for 6-8 weeks starting late January 2019.

Job Type: Temporary

Salary: $12.00 to $15.00 /hour

Apply online at Keywords Western Illinois Cancer Treatment Center; Location Galesburg, IL.

Hotel Hospitality

Front Desk Agent - Galesburg, IL (1/9/18)
Baymont Inn & Suites is hiring a front desk agent. For a detailed job description and to apply, visit

Breakfast Attendant - Galesburg, IL (1/8/19)
Holiday Inn Express & Suites is hiring a breakfast attendant. For a detailed job description and to apply, visit

Human Services

On-Call Crisis Intake Worker - Galesburg, IL (1/16/19)
The Center for Youth and Family Solutions seeks to hire an on-call crisis intake worker. 

Requirements include:  

  • Minimum 21 years of age
  • Valid driver's license and good driving record
  • Reliable transportation
  • Ability to pass DCFS and criminal background check
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends
  • On-call availability
  • Associates Degree or equivalent required. Highly preferred in social work or human service related field and relevant work experience

Apply online at

Information Technology

Part Time Technology Support Technician - Monmouth, IL (1/17/19)
Monmouth College seeks applications to fill immediate opening for the part-time, support position of Technology Support Technician (approx. 19 hours per week average). Working under the direction of the Director for Systems and Networks, this hands-on position participates directly in the day-to-day operations. Competitive hourly wage. 

Required qualifications:

  • Experience building personal computers.(CPU, motherboard, memory, etc)
  • Knowledge of Microsoft desktop Operating Systems.
  • Knowledge of various software applications.
  • Well-developed communication skills to convey technical concepts to internal customers.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn on the job and adapt to changing conditions and requirements.
  • High school diploma along with vocational interest in computer science field.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Candidate applications should include: (1) a cover letter expressing interest in and qualifications for this position; (2) a resume; (3) a list of three professional references including contact information. Send or e-mail the application to: Michael McNall, Director of Personnel, Monmouth College, 700 E. Broadway, Monmouth, IL 61462,






Maintenance II Position - Galesburg, IL (1/2/19)
OSF Healthcare seeks applicants for the position of Maintenance II. Under general supervision, a Maintenance II performs a variety of the more complex mechanical, electrical, plumbing, carpentry, and HVAC tasks. This position also aids other skilled tradespersons in the completion of complex tasks such as the installation of new equipment and trouble-shooting and repair of building systems and equipment. This position requires detailed knowledge of and the ability to operate and maintain the facility’s major mechanical systems such as heating, cooling, electrical, plumbing, refrigeration, communication, and fire protection. 

Apply online at


Merchandise/Stocker - Galesburg, IL (1/16/19)
Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. seeks to hire a merchandise/stocker. The Merchandiser is responsible for providing high-quality merchandising support for Keurig Dr Pepper brands to retail stores in Galesburg. 

Position Shift and Schedule 
This is a full time permanent position working on the 1st shift typically five (5) shifts per week to include Saturday and Sunday. Days off will fall during the week. Flexibility to work overtime, weekends, and holidays is required as scheduled. 

Position Compensation 
The starting rate of pay for this position is $12.30 per hour plus mileage reimbursement for the use of your personal vehicle between the first and last store on your assigned daily route. Attractive benefits package (medical, dental, vision, etc). 

Apply online at Keywords Merchandiser Stocker; Location Galesburg, IL.

Pharmacy Technician - Monmouth, IL (1/11/19)
Walgreens, located in Monmouth, IL seeks applicants for the position of pharmacy technician. For a detailed job description and to apply, visit

Library, PT Supervisor - Monmouth, IL (1/11/19)
Monmouth College seeks applications to fill opening for the part-time, support staff position of Library Supervisor, Evening & Weekend in our Hewes Library during the academic year (normally mid-August through mid-May). This position reports to the Library Director. 

To review full description of duties and responsibilities, including qualifications and skills, please visit:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Candidate applications should include: (1) a cover letter expressing interest in and qualifications for this position; (2) a resume; (3) a list of three professional references including contact information. Send or e-mail application materials to: Michael McNall, Director of Personnel, Monmouth College, 700 E. Broadway, Monmouth, IL 61462, Email:  

County Market Positions - Monmouth, IL (1/11/19)
The Monmouth, IL County Market store is hiring for the following positions:

  • Cashier
  • Grocery Stocker
  • Dairy Manager
  • Baker
  • Management

For detailed job descriptions and to apply, visit

Customer Service Representative - Galesburg, IL (1/9/18)
First Glass is hiring a full-time customer service representative. This full time front counter position requires a desire and willingness to work and be part of a team. Also requires general clerical, computer and telephone skills and ability to multi task, organize and be dependable. Looking for that positive, friendly, professional individual who will assume responsibility and assist management.


  • Selling to and assisting customers, answer all incoming calls, quote prices and handle customer questions
  • Scheduling appointments and creating work orders/invoices for jobs
  • Ability to learn and retain product knowledge in order to service customer needs

Apply online at Keywords First Glass; Location Galesburg, IL.

Classroom Teachers and Aides - Galesburg, IL (1/8/19)
The Knox County YMCA is looking for an outgoing and fun individual to join our team! Our preschool and licensed daycare facility, the Early Learning Center, is looking for Classroom Teachers and Aides. Teacher positions are up to 29 hours per week with competitive pay; must be Teacher or Director level qualified.

Please submit resumes and references to Erin Brown-Powell at by Friday, January 25th.

MidCentury Communications Positions - Fairview, IL (1/8/19)
MidCentury Communications is hiring for the following positions. Email resume to or mail to Human Resources; Mid Century Communications; PO Box 380; Fairview, IL  61432.  

Tier 2 Technician
Mid Century Communications is a rapidly-growing company that is looking for a motivated individual to join its team as a Tier-2 Technician. You will be responsible for provisioning of subscriber voice and data services, as well as supporting customers and installation technicians. An ideal candidate will have experience in configuration and troubleshooting of voice and IP networks. You must have the ability to multitask, set priorities, and work with minimal supervision. Attention to detail is a must. We offer competitive pay and benefits. 

Service Technician
Seeking a positive, energetic individual that takes pride in workmanship. Individual must be able to install, troubleshoot, maintain and service customer premise equipment.  Must be a detail-orientated individual with excellent communication, customer service, mechanical, computer and Internet skills.  Great opportunity for the right person seeking a career in this fast paced industry.   Attention to detail is a must. We offer competitive pay and benefits. 

Rent-A-Center Positions - Galesburg, IL (1/2/19)
Rent-A-Center is hiring for the following positions:

  • Collections Representative
  • Customer Account Representative

Apply online at

First Student Positions - Galesburg, IL (1/2/19)
First Student is hiring for the following positions:

At First Student, our Monitors/Aides are a constant reflection of our company’s commitment to safety and customer service. The Monitor/Aide is responsible for providing operational oversight, day-to-day management, and assists drivers in safe operation of routes. 

Required Experience and Skills:

  • At least 21 years old 
  • Good verbal communication skills
  • Attention to detail 
  • Early morning availability 
  • Judgement/problem solving skills 
  • Ability to manage high degrees of stress 

Part Time School Bus Driver:
No experience necessary! We train! At First Student, our Bus Drivers are an integral part of the communities they serve. They are committed to safety, customer service and have genuine, caring attitudes for children. We are your friends, family, and neighbors! 

We are proud to offer:

  • $15/ HR Starting Wage 
  • Training leading to Commercial Driver's License 

As a First Student Bus Driver, your major responsibilities will be to: 

  • Safely transports passengers 
  • Perform pre/post trip vehicle inspections 
  • Assists students in the loading and unloading process 
For detailed job descriptions and to apply, visit
Restaurant/Food Service

Food Service Worker, Pots and Pans - Galesburg, IL (1/17/19)
Knox College is hiring a food service worker. 


  • Previous high volume counter service experience or general good preparation experience required 
  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred. 
  • Must have basic math skills, and be able to read and follow instructions. 
  • Food Handler’s Certification preferred but mandatory upon hiring. 
  • Ability to move or lift up to 50 pounds. 
  • Must be able to pass a background check. 

Apply online at

Food Service Worker - Monmouth, IL (1/16/19)
Aramark is hiring a food service worker for their Monmouth College location. The Food Service Worker is responsible for preparing and/or building food items while providing customer service and adhering to food safety, food handling, and sanitation procedures. Essential functions and responsibilities of the position may vary by Aramark location based on client requirements and business needs. 


  • Previous food service experience preferred 
  • Must be able to obtain food safety certification 
  • Demonstrates excellent customer service skills 
  • Requires occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling of up to 25 lbs 

Apply online at

Overnight Servers and Cooks- Galesburg, IL (1/16/19)
Steak n Shake is hiring overnight servers and cooks. Apply online at

Buffalo Wild Wings - Galesburg, IL (1/2/19)
Buffalo Wild Wings is hiring for the following positions:

  • Assistant Manager
  • Server/Bartender Rest
  • Cashier/Foodrunner

Apply online at

Burger King Positions - Monmouth, IL (1/2/19)
Burger King, located in Monmouth, IL is hiring team members. Apply online at


Lowes Positions - Galesburg, IL (1/16/19)
Lowes is hriing for the following positions:

  • Customer Service Associate I
  • Customer Service Associate I/Loader
  • Store Seasonal Employee
  • Delivery Driver

Apply online at or visit the store and apply at the kiosk.

Hy-Vee Positions - Galesburg, IL (1/16/19)
Hy-Vee seeks applicants for the following positions. 

Henderson St.

  • Delicatessen clerk (part time) Closes at 12 noon on 1/19/19
  • Italian express clerk (Closes at 12 noon on 1/19/19)
Apply online at  

Dollar General Positions - Galesburg, IL (1/16/19)
Dollar General is hiring the following positions:

  • Sales Associates
  • Assistant Store Manager

For detailed job descriptions and to apply, visit

Target Positions - Galesburg, IL (1/16/19)
Galesburg Target is hiring for the following positions:

  • Guest Service Team Leader
  • Beauty Team Member
  • Apparel & Accessories Team Member
Apply online at or visit the store’s kiosk at: 1071 W Carl Sandburg Drive - Galesburg.

Retail Store Manager - Galesburg, IL (1/7/19)
GNC Stores is looking for a retail store manager for the Galesburg location. For a detailed job description and to apply, visit

Store Counter Sales - Galesburg, IL (1/3/19)
O'Reilly Auto Parts is hiring a store counter sales person. Our Store Counter Sales team members are knowledgeable and energetic with a passion for automotive parts. They believe in taking care of the customer, as well as the power of teamwork. Our Store Counter Sales team members deliver excellent customer service and ensure a positive customer experience. They also support management in the accomplishment of assigned tasks, including maintaining inventory control and store appearance. 

Apply online at

Sales Associate/Stocker - Galesburg, IL (1/3/19)
Big Lots is hiring a sales associate/stocker. For a detailed job description an to apply, visit

Sales Associate/Jewelry Consultant - Galesburg, IL (1/2/19)
Kay Jewelers is hiring a sales associate/jewelry consultant. Our Sales Associates are responsible for engaging customers in conversation to understand their needs and objections; presenting merchandise and detailed information on features and benefits; offering extended service plans and financing options; and meeting individual and team sales goals. 

We value integrity, diversity and teamwork and offer opportunities for advancement as part of our promote from within philosophy. We provide training on sales techniques, product knowledge and skills to take your career to the next level. In return, we ask that you bring your commitment to excellence, desire to grow and ability to deliver an exceptional customer experience. 

Apply online at


Shopko Positions - Galesburg, IL (1/2/19)
Shopko is hiring for the following positions:

  • Optometrist
  • Cashier
  • General merchandise salesfloor teammate
  • Apparel salesfloor teammate
  • General merchandise freight teammate
Apply online at
Sales & Marketing

Inside Sales - Galesburg, IL (1/11/19)
Holt Supply is seeking a full-time inside salesperson for our Galesburg, Illinois branch. 

The Job: As an Inside Salesperson, you will be responsible for customer service at our contractor counter. You will be responsible for consulting customers, taking orders, locating product and coordinating delivery. You will work with our industry-specific software and some Microsoft Office programs. 


  • Average computer proficiency 
  • Some knowledge of plumbing systems and practices

Apply online at